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How do proteins 'know' where to go?

Even though this animation is very well-known and the narrator says it is "... an accurate representation of the actual DNA replication machine ...", be very careful of its visual appeal. It ...
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How do proteins 'know' where to go?

This answer is specific to the "two-legged" proteins from the end of the video (motor proteins). The animation shows identical proteins moving in perfect lockstep, but really there is wide ...
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How do proteins 'know' where to go?

There have been some suggestions that biological molecules may 'know where to go'. Barry Honig's group at Columbia analyzed the electrical charge arrangements in protein and proposed that by placing ...
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Telomerase and End Replication in Eukaryote

The overhangs are needed for telomere function and maintaining chromosome stability, so they aren't deleted. This is an active area of research, so the amount of detail you need to know depends on ...
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Interphase is the process in which DNA is duplicated/replicated and is the longest phase

It would be true, Because interphase takes about 90% of cell division and comes before Mitosis, and interphase contains three subphases, which are the following G1 - the Cell PREPS to preform DNA ...
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